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4 hrs ago | Democracy Now
Keith Gessen , is an editor at n+1 magazine. His latest co- authored editorial is called "Ukraine, Putin, and the West."
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8 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Seeking to protect a program roughly 50 million Americans rely on, a group of senators introduced legislation on Thursday to stave off cuts to Medicare.
12 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The frontrunner to become the next president of the United States is playing an old and dangerous political game -- comparing a foreign leader to Adolf Hitler.
12 hrs ago | OpEdNews
The U.S. political-media elites, which twisted themselves into a dangerous "group think" over the Iraq War last decade, have spun out of control again in a wild overreaction to the Ukraine crisis.
15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Providing women with access to no-cost contraception doesn't spur them to make riskier sexual choices, according to a large study published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal this week.
19 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Thursday, the fast-moving crisis in Ukraine took another surprising turn as the de facto authorities of Crimea, the semi-autonomous Ukrainian republic that is currently occupied by Russian forces, voted to become part of Russia.
Washington is pushing the panic button, claiming austerity is hollowing out our armed forces and our national security is at risk.
Bernie Sanders in California calling on Democrats to work together to stop what he calls the GOP's attack on the middle class in 2011.
Today, even as a bill heads to the Senate to strip senior military commanders of authority to prosecute rape and other sexual crimes due to their lousy record on same - which is why nine out of 10 sexual assault victims are said not to report their attack - the Army announced it was suspending Lt.
One of the most controversial provisions in free trade agreements is the Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism, which gives corporations the right to sue governments over public measures that undermine their expected profits.
A home is nearly surrounded by the Hobet mountaintop-removing coal mine in Boone County, W.V. Photo by Vivian Stockman / www.ohvec.org.
A technician at the University of Pennsylvania removes a case of T cells that have been genetically modified to resist HIV infection from cold storage.
Marshall "Eddie" Conway walked free from prison this week, just one month shy of 44 years behind bars.
Hawks are complaining that Europe has been insufficiently belligerent in its response to Russian moves in the Crimea, blaming the declining military budgets in most European countries.
Diplomatic pronouncements are renowned for hypocrisy and double standards. But western denunciations of Russian intervention in Crimea have reached new depths of self parody.
By a more than three-to-one margin on Tuesday, communities voting on whether to support the creation of a public bank in Vermont approved the idea, calling for the state legislature to establish such a bank and urging passage of legislation designed to begin its implementation.
Liberal judge John Heyburn just ruled that Kentucky has to immediately recognize same-sex marriages from other states.